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Table 2 Systematic comparison of levels and prevalence of antibody responses between the different settings

From: Optimization of a magnetic bead-based assay (MAGPIX®-Luminex) for immune surveillance of exposure to malaria using multiple Plasmodium antigens and sera from different endemic settings

  Dielmo vs Ndiop Dielmo vs SM Ndiop vs SM
Levela Prevb Level Prev Level Prev
Schiz. Extr. NSc NS 0.03 0.04 0.004 < 10−2
MSP4 OD ratio NS NS NS NS NS NS
MSP4mfi 0.048 NS NS NS 0.01 NS
PfCSPmfi NS NS NS NS 0.03 NS
PfAMA1mfi NS NS NS NS NS NS
PmCSPmfi NS NS < 10−3 0.005 < 10−3 < 10−2
BSAmfi NS NA 0.01 NA 0.004 NA
  1. a Statistical comparison of levels of Ab responses (Mann–Whitney test)
  2. b Comparison of prevalence of responders (Fisher exact test)
  3. cNS non significant, NA non available, SM severe malaria